Hong Kongese passport holders planning to visit Australia for tourism or business purposes for less than 90 days can obtain an Australian ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization). Australian ETA is valid for 1 year, it is a multi-entry visa, however one stay must not exceed 3 months. The ETA is an electronic label-free visa and can be obtained online on our website. Once approved ETA will be electronically linked to your valid Hong Kong passport, you do not need to print any physical document. You will receive your ETA reference number as a confirmation of your ETA.
Do I need a VISA for Australia from Hong Kong?
All nationals from Hong Kong traveling to Australia must hold a valid ETA to be able to enter Australia. Hong Kong nationals must hold a valid, unexpired passport to apply for an Australian visa (ETA). Australian ETA can be used to travel for holidays, family visits, conference or business purposes. The average estimated time to complete the online Australian ETA application is 10 minutes. Australian ETA for the Hong Kongese passport holders is a multi-entry visa allowing the Hong Kong nationals to visit Australia for up to 1 year, however, one stay must not exceed 3 months. Australian ETA does not guarantee acceptance to the country, Australian officers might still deny you of entry if they find you not eligible to enter the country.
Please, note that if you have recently renewed or lost your Hong Kongese passport you must obtain a new passport and re-apply for your ETA. Australian ETA cannot be transferred to another passport, nor can it be refunded. If you overstay the allowed 90 days period, your ETA will be canceled and you will be considered as staying in Australia illegally, this might result in deportation.
Once approved ETA will be electronically linked to your valid Hong Kongese passport, you do not need to print any physical document. You will receive your ETA reference number as a confirmation of your ETA.
Australia VISA requirements for Hong Kong Citizens
All citizens holding a passport from Hong Kong must hold a valid ETA if they wish to enter Australia for short up to 90-day visits. To be able to apply for your ETA and later on enter Australia you must hold a passport from Hong Kong which is valid for the duration of your stay. Applying for an ETA will not require passport validity beyond this period although keep in mind that if you are transiting or have planned an onward trip make sure to check the passport validity requirements for that country.
The application process online is simple and quick, the basic requirements that must be met are to – have a valid Hong Kong passport, email address, a credit card, and our team will take care of the rest.
-In some cases, travelers who are 75 years or older might be required to undertake a health examination.
-Once you arrive in Australia you might be asked to provide proof of funds that will cover your stay as well as return ticket back to your home or onward country.
-You must have at least one blank page in your passport upon your arrival in Australia for the entry stamp.
-Currency amount that exceeds 10,000 AUD must be declared upon your arrival as well as the departure from Australia.
Australia VISA application from Hong Kong
If you have decided to travel to Australia for a short period that does not exceed 90 days and hold a valid passport from Hong Kong all you have to do is complete an online application form which will only take 10 minutes of your time. When you apply for your ETA you only need to enter your travel information and passport details for each traveler, please make sure that the personal data you provide matches your passport.
Once you complete the online application form and submit your payment, our team will send the approval within the next 24 hours. Your ETA will be linked to your passport (please note that the approval might come with the delay in case we require extra information about the applicant’s details).
Please, note that in order to apply for your ETA you must be outside Australia as well as apply with the Hong Kongese passport you will be traveling with. The ETA will be linked to the passport you provide in your application form. If you have recently renewed or lost your passport you must obtain a new passport and re-apply for your ETA.
Australian ETA does not guarantee acceptance to the country, Australian officers might still deny you of entry if they find you not eligible to enter the country.